Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden

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Pro Wrestling Superstar Biography
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Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden volume 7
プロレススーパースター列伝
(Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden)
Genre Action, Biographical
Manga
Written by Ikki Kajiwara
Illustrated by Kunichika Harada
Published by Shogakukan
Demographic Shōnen
Magazine Shōnen Sunday
Original run 19801983
Volumes 17
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Pro Wrestling Superstar Biography (プロレススーパースター列伝 Pro Wrestling Superstar Retsuden?) is a shōnen manga written by Ikki Kajiwara and drawn by Kunichika Harada. The manga was serialized in Shōnen Sunday from 1980 volume 23 through 1983 volume 26.

Plot[edit]

The manga is billed as a series of biographical stories, though elements were added for dramatic effect. The wrestlers profiled in the series were popular in Japan at the time of the manga's serialization.

Characters[edit]

Dory Funk, Jr. and Terry Funk
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1980 vols. 23-29.
Stan Hansen
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1980 vols. 30-35.
Abdullah the Butcher
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1980 vols. 36-47.
André the Giant
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1980 vol. 48-1981 vol 1.
Mil Máscaras
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1981 vols. 2/3-17.
Tiger Jeet Singh
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1981 vols. 18-24.
Giant Baba and Antonio Inoki
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1981 vols. 25-42.
Karl Gotch
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1981 vols. 43-47.
Ric Flair
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1981 vols. 48-1982 3/4.
Satoru Sayama
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1982 vols. 5-31.
Hulk Hogan
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1982 vols. 32-49.
Bruiser Brody
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1982 vols. 50-1983 17.
Great Kabuki
Profiled in Shōnen Sunday 1983 vols. 18-26.

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